Silver Set Melt Values End Week Up 3.5%

Silver Set Melt Values for the week ended up 3.5% reversing the downward trend reported last week. The precious metal had a London Fix today (April 13, 2012) of $32.365 per ounce.

For comparison, the last trading day last week was on Thursday which had a Fix of $31.27 an ounce. This places today’s Fix up $1.095 from that previous end-of week figure.

Precious Metals Prices
April 13, 2012
London Fix
Weekly Change


As the chart above shows, it was a positive week across the board for the shown precious metals. Leading the pack was silver with its aforementioned 3.5% jump. It was followed by gold at a 2.2% increase, then palladium with 1.3% and finally platinum had a small (but still positive) 0.5% increase.

It was a short trading week owing to the Easter holiday. Still, the silver market showed its usual ups and downs. The precious metal was up with $31.55 on Tuesday versus the previous Thursday’s Fix. It climbed a bit more on Wednesday to $31.70 before dropping to $31.47 on Thursday. Finally, the friday came in at the previously stated $32.365.

With today’s Fix, Silver is up $3.585 an ounce, or 12.4%, from its 2012 low established on January 3rd of $28.78 an ounce. However, it is still down $4.865, or 13.1%, from its 12 high established on February 29th of $37.23 an ounce.

The chart below offers current coin melt values based on the Fix for Friday, April 13, 2012, and a comparison to those values based on last week’s silver price.

Weekly Silver Coin Melt Value Comparisons

Last Week’s Silver Melt Value
This Week’s Silver Melt Value
Jefferson Nickel (1942-1945)
Barber Dime (1892-1916)
Mercury Dime (1916-1945)
Roosevelt Dime (1946-1964)
Barber Quarter (1892-1916)
Standing Liberty Quarter (1916-1930)
Washington Quarter (1932-1964)
Barber Half Dollar (1892-1915)
Walking Liberty Half Dollar (1916-1947)
Franklin Half Dollar (1948-1963)
Kennedy Half Dollar (1964)
Kennedy Half Dollar (1965-1970)
Morgan Dollar (1878-1921)
Peace Dollar (1921-1935)
Eisenhower Dollar (1971-1976)
American Silver Eagle
America the Beautiful 5 Oz. Silver Coins


Silver Coin Melt Values offers routinely updated silver market information and related melt values.


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